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Thread: High Salt - drained adn added new water

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    Aug 2011
    Augusta, Kansas

    High Salt - drained adn added new water

    We had a high salt reading the past few weeks. Last night my test kit arrived in the mail along with new salt test strips. We drained off about 5 inches of water and added back fresh. I also turned on the pump (no timer this time - just letting it run) and set the SWG for a 10 hour run.

    How long should I wait before testing the salt to see if I got it down into range?


    15,000 salty gallons - 32' x 16' x 52" Intex Ultra Frame Pool
    Intex Sand Filter, Pump, SWG - TF-100 and speed stir

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    Jun 2009
    SouthWest Alabama

    Re: High Salt - drained adn added new water

    You can test it after 24 hours in order to give the fresh water time to completely integrate with the pool water. Probably don't need to wait that long but if you do, it takes a little uncertainty out of it.
    Dave J. TFP Moderator
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